NASDAQ OMX provides trading and clearing operations to a new Dutch trading venue - Dutch best execution and trading venue TOM to offer trading in cash equities and derivatives operated by NASDAQ OMX
In its continuous efforts to enhance international relations on the regional as well as the global fronts, EGX signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Shenzhen Stock Exchange, China, on the 7th of June 2009 regarding mutual cooperation on capital markets' developments.
NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced the launch of two new equal weight indices based on the European national blue chip indices, the AEX® and the CAC 40®. The AEX® Equal Weight and the CAC 40® Equal Weight are designed to be underlying for Exchange Traded Products (ETPs), by providing investors with an additional strategy of investing in NYSE Euronext blue chip securities.
Approximately 6.7 million people or 41% of the adult Australian population own shares, either directly (via shares or other listed investments) or indirectly (via unlisted managed funds), according to the latest Australian Share Ownership Study released on 23 June 2009 by the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
Qatar Holding (“QH”), the strategic and direct investment arm of Qatar Investment Authority (“QIA”), and NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced the signing of binding agreements to form a major strategic partnership which will establish Qatar Exchange (successor to the current Doha Securities Market (“DSM”)) as a world-class international exchange, and provide NYSE Euronext with a valuable presence in the Middle East.
Colombian Securities Exchange is glad to announce that Currency Futures Contracts are now available for trading. From now on, investors can now trade USD/COP (TRM: Weighted Average Market Price) Futures.
Based on the SSE 50 Index and the SSE 180 Index, the SSE Scale Indices, finalized recently by China Securities Index Co., Ltd. (CSI), will be launched officially on July 3, 2009.
Deutsche Börse Market Data & Analytics has launched a new high-performance data feed with expanded functions for market data of the pan-European trading system Xetra®.
The London Stock Exchange today welcomed a US $750 million sukuk issued by CBB International Sukuk Company (No.2) (SPC) on behalf of the Government of Bahrain.
On 22 June 2009, the Expandi market will merge with the MTA market. As a result, financial instruments now listed on the Expandi market will be migrated into MTA segments after MTA closes.